The NFL Draft is right around the corner and players will know they’re NFL fates. They’ll also get an idea of what kind of pay day they’ll be expecting based on their pick number thanks to the rookie pay scale.
Before all that occurs thought there are players collecting paydays by signing sponsorship deals. Nike signed the top four quarterback prospects in the draft, a group that includes the polarizing Johnny Manziel, as well as Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater.
Nike has signed quarterbacks Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles, Derek Carr & Teddy Bridgewater.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) May 7, 2014
They weren’t the only targets of Nike to sign ahead of the draft. Nike has also signed Mike Evans, Odell Beckham Jr., Anthony Barr and Eric Ebron, according to Rovell.